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What Is Allerject?
Allerject (epinephrine auto injector) is intended for people with a history of severe allergic reactions. It is used in an emergency for hypersensitivity reactions to insects, food, and medication. These reactions can cause low blood pressure, trouble breathing, anaphylaxis.
Allerject is intended for the treatment of serious allergic effects and allows time to seek emergency treatment. There is a 0.15 mg dose for people weighing 30 kg or less and a 0.3mg dose for those weighing over 30kg
This can have other adverse reactions that are unpleasant. Allerject contains epinephrine which helps recover from these effects.
Inform your doctor if you have a history of serious allergic reactions or anaphylaxis so they can look into your treatment options. There can be risks and for people with severe allergies need appropriate solutions.
Frequently Asked Questions About Allerject
- Device has built in voice instructions which guides you through the injection process
- Compact and easy to carry in your pocket or purse
- Available in 2 strengths – 0.15mg (for persons who weigh 15 to 30 kg and 0.3mg (for persons who weigh 30kg or more).
- Easy to use for both kids and adults
The circumstances when you likely take this will be described by your doctor or pharmacist. The dose you need will vary depending on the severity of potential allergies, your body weight and how sensitive you are to this medication. The device has a voice instruction system that describes its use. It may be important to be aware of it ahead of time.
The Allerject device comes in a box. When needed remove the device from the box and remove the safety cap (it reads “pull). Once the cap is removed jam the device into your thing and hold it firmly for 5 seconds.
The device will make an audible click and hiss sound once you press it in your leg. It will release the needle and inject the medication into your leg. It will confirm it is used with a blinking red light as well.
Once you have used the injection seek immediate medical attention. If there is no improvement or your condition worsens within 10 minutes, use another if you have one available. If you accidentally inject the device incorrectly you may need to have another device as a back-up.
- irregular heartbeat
- chest pain
- increased heart rate or pounding heartbeat
- symptoms of a stroke (e.g., sudden blurred vision, difficulty speaking, dizziness, headache, weakness)
- difficulty breathing
- medications used to treat an abnormal heart rhythm (e.g., amiodarone, sotalol, quinidine, procainamide)
- certain antihistamines (e.g., diphenhydramine, tripelennamine, chlorpheniramine)
- diabetes medications (e.g., chlorpropamide, glipizide, glyburide, insulin, metformin, nateglinide, rosiglitazone)
- amphetamines (e.g., dextroamphetamine, lisdexamfetamine)
- monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs; e.g., moclobemide, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, tranylcypromine)
- phenothiazines (e.g., chlorpromazine, perphenazine, prochlorperazine)
- serotonin/norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs; e.g., desvenlafaxine, duloxetine, venlafaxine)
- beta-blockers (e.g., propranolol, atenolol, metoprolol)
- decongestant cold medications (e.g., phenylephrine, pseudoephedrine)
- long-acting bronchodilators (e.g., formoterol, salmeterol)
- decongestant eye drops and nose sprays (e.g., naphazoline, oxymetazoline, xylometazoline)
- tricyclic antidepressants (e.g., amitriptyline, desipramine, nortriptyline)
- fast-acting bronchodilators (e.g., salbutamol, terbutaline)
- diuretics (water pills; e.g., hydrochlorothiazide, indapamide, furosemide)
- ergot alkaloids (e.g., ergotamine, ergonovine)
- theophyllines (e.g., aminophylline, oxtriphylline, theophylline)
- alpha blockers (e.g., alfuzosin, doxazosin, tamsulosin)
DISCLAIMER: The following is provided exclusively to provide general information to help people make an informed decision ordering Allerjectis online and is not intended as a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek out a physician or other licensed health care provider’s advice for your medical condition or treatment plan. Do not ignore professional advice or delay seeking it out because of the information provided here.